Developing of a Tool for Machineries Performances Evaluation and Field Cartographic Representation

L. Pari & V. Civitarese
The analysis of working times plays a crucial role in the logistics operations applicable to harvesting, evaluations of operating costs and economic return of the crops. The harvesting times are monitored by researchers, who detect the characteristics of fields and record harvesting operations times with laptop. The Agricultural Engineering Research Unit (CRA-ING) of the Agricultural Research Council (Rome), has developed, in collaboration with the firm Arvatec (MI), an innovative GPS system for monitoring and mapping...